viernes, 7 de julio de 2017

DCPC Works: Cancer News from CDC

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Photo of the Preventing Cancer panel at the Cancer Moonshot: One Year Later meeting

USCS 2014 Data Released

The United States Cancer Statistics (USCS)incidence and mortality data for the period 1999–2014 have been released. Tables and graphs showing the data are available, and the information is broken down by state, age, sex, and more in a visual format in the new Data Visualizations tool.

New Report in MMWR Series Looks at Cancer in Rural Areas

“Invasive Cancer Incidence, 2004–2013, and Deaths, 2006–2015, in Nonmetropolitan (Rural or Urban) and Metropolitan Counties—United States,” led by Jane Henley, MSPH and co-authored by numerous DCPC scientists, is the latest in a series in MMWR about rural health. The article shows that people living in rural areas have higher death rates from cancer, and that death rates went down at a slower pace in rural than in urban counties.

Bring Your Brave Debuts on Tumblr!

DCPC’s Bring Your Brave campaign, which educates young women and health care providers about breast cancer in young women, now has a community on Tumblr! This new Tumblr account is for young breast cancer survivors, previvors, and caregivers who want to share their story about their experience with breast cancer. This is CDC’s first Tumblr account and we are really excited about moving into this social media platform. Check us out and let us know if you have any questions!

Dr. Richardson Hosts Panel at Cancer Moonshot: One Year Later Meeting

Dr. Lisa Richardson, Director of DCPC, moderated the Preventing Cancer panel at the Cancer Moonshot: One Year Later meeting hosted by the Cancer Support Community. Speakers included Elmer Huerta, MD, MPH, Director, Cancer Preventorium, MedStar Washington Hospital Center’s Washington Cancer Institute; Beth Meagher, Federal Strategy Leader, Deloitte Consulting, LLP; and Debbie Saslow, PhD, Director, Cancer Control Intervention for HPV Vaccination & Women’s Cancer, American Cancer Society. Panelists gave one-year updates on their commitments made for the Moonshot Initiative last year.

DCPC Co-Funds Report on Elimination of Hepatitis B and C

A new report, “A National Strategy for the Elimination of Hepatitis B and C: Phase Two Report,” was funded in part by DCPC. The report was released by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, and is available for download.

Workshop Proceedings Now Available

Greta Massetti, PhD led the planning committee for a workshop entitled “Implementation of Lung Cancer Screening.” The proceedings for this gathering, published by the National academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, are available online. The publication summarizes the workshop discussion about the current evidence base for lung cancer screening, the current challenges of implementation, and opportunities to overcome them.

Register Now for the Cancer Conference!

Don’t forget to register for the 2017 CDC National Cancer Conference, to take place in Atlanta from August 14–16!

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